Fluence BL1 Baseline Leader

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Date: 31-May-2021

Location: Saint-Ouen, France

Company: Alstom

The Railway industry today is characterized by both a strong and sustained growth across the world. The trends that drive this are well known: With 6B€ of Sales and around 30,000 employees based in over 60 countries, Alstom  develop & market the most complete range of systems, equipment and services offered today in the railway sector. Today we offer our customers solutions that feature a seamless blend of diverse technologies, ensuring optimal interfaces, along with flexible implementation and real synergy in innovation.




As per the ADM in Motion program, where deliver is on the pillar, Fluence is one key programs of Alstom Digital Mobility.  Fluence BL1 Baseline Leader coordinates Fluence development activities for 1st project application Lille/CCST and supports project deployment during Test & Commissioning, Trial Running, Revenue Service and Warranty phases.  He/he is based in Saint-Ouen, France. His/Her main missions and responsibilities are:


  • Manage Fluence BL1 baseline scope  
    • Functional scope in accordance with project Lille/CCST needs and considering existing solution
    • Validate the technical design choices (with peers if needed)
    • Minimize the development effort and investment
  • Ensure technical coordination of Fluence BL1 deliverables and management of Delivery plan including
    • System Level (design, V&V, Safety, ISA)
    • Control Design & Software Level (design, V&V, Safety)
    • Core SW Level (design, V&V, Safety)
  • Ensure effective CCB Process Management
    • With complete CRs Dashboard and monitoring
    • With effective decision process: escalation to Fluence BL1 PM when needed
  • Manage Engineering interface with Lille/CCST project
    • Collect project needs, gaps to be included and scope freeze
    • Monitoring of anomalies raised at project level (Lab testing, site deployment)
    • Support effective deployment of Fluence solution
    • Ensure that the restrictions of the baseline are limited and acceptable by project team
  • Ensure regular reporting to Lille/CCST project and Fluence PM concerning:
    • The progress on development and/or the difficulties
    • The planning of the version to ensure good synchronization
  • Manage System activities QCD as per commitments for Lille/CCST project
    • System WorkPackage management
    • System Specifications deliveries and effective convergence with Control Design Specifications
  • Applies process, methods and tools as referenced by the program plans
  • Push Permanent improvement and competitiveness approach for Fluence Development

Analyse planning slippage root cause and propose recovery plan



Master's degree level

To meet the expectations of the position, the candidate must be able to demonstrate the skills and the following qualities:

  • Technical Knowledge / Experience
    • Experience ~5 years in system design for industry required
    • Experience in signalling system is an asset.
  • Technical skills
    • Synthesis capacity
    • Capacity for analytical approach of technical problem
    • QCD management
    • English
  • Behavioural competencies
    • Leadership
    • Communication
    • Commitment

At Alstom Transport, we offer you the opportunity to unleash your potential and reinvent yourself. As a future employee, you will have a unique opportunity to drive our organization forward, while continuing to build your career and contribute to the expanding growth of the global railway industry.  More information about Alstom can be found at: www.alstom.com




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